Current council budget

2016/17 budget

Full Council agreed an increase of 3.99% in the Brighton & Hove element of the Council Tax for  the 2016/17 financial year. This includes an additional 2% precept to fund the increasing demands and cost of adult social care.

Find out more about the cost of our services and where the money comes from 

Read more about what was agreed in the 2016/17 budget 

It costs £2.1 million every day to provide our services

Approximately half the spend for libraries, museums, culture and tourism is generated through earned-income.

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Our medium term financial strategy

The council's Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) (PDF 195kb) forecasts income and expenditure across our revenue and capital budgets.

The medium term financial strategy sets out the significant financial challenge faced by the council. Savings of over £77 million are forecast to be needed over the next four years.  The strategy complements our corporate plan and the council's priorities.

To find out about our plans for the future, you can also download our four year financial efficiency plan.

Budgets for previous years

Find out about the budget and charts detailing our funding and services for previous years